Countryside and rural grant schemes open for applications until 31 January

Applications for the Countryside Enhancement and Rural Initiative Schemes remain open until 31 January 2014. The States-funded grant schemes aim to enhance Jersey’s environment and promote diversification and efficiency in the agricultural and fishing industries. Since their introduction in 2006, these schemes have supported a wide range of projects which have benefited Island wildlife, the […]

Paramyxovirus found in wild pigeons

Jersey’s racing pigeon club asked to check vaccinations 12 December 2013 The Department of the Environment has contacted Jersey’s racing pigeon club to remind them to ensure they have up to date vaccinations for paramyxovirus. It follows laboratory confirmation that the virus was present in a flock of about 30 wild pigeons in St John […]